Author Guidelines

A. General Requirements

Authors who will submit manuscripts to the editor of JIKTI must pay attention to the general requirements below :

  1. Manuscripts are written in Indonesian or English.
  2. The manuscript is an original article (never published elsewhere) and is not being submitted to other journal publishers.
  3. The length of the submitted paper is at least 6 pages and no more than 20 pages. Editors will be evaluated if the papers are needing more pages than 12 pages.
  4. Recommended to use of a tool such as Mendeley or EndNote for reference management and formatting, and choose Vancouver style
  5. Make sure that your paper is prepared using the JIKTI Manuscript Template


B. Structure of The Manuscript

The manuscript must be prepared and suggested present follow the structure:

  1. The paper size is A4 (210 x 297 mm) with a top margin of 2.5 cm, left 2.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm, and right 2.5 cm.
  2. The title of the paper is maxed 14 words, without Acronym or abbreviation
  3. The Abstract has a maximum of 250 WORDS; no citation; State in the abstract a primary objective, research design, methodology, main outcomes, results, and conclusions.
  4. Section structure. Authors are suggested to present their articles in the section structure: Introduction - Method - Results - Discussion – Conclusion.
  5. All research or articles relating to living things shall be through ethical tests or ethical clearance.
  6. Expect a minimum of 10 references primarily with a minimum of 80% to journal papers.


C. Writing Format

Manuscripts are written with systematic writing as

  1. Title (Times New Roman 14). The title must be specific, clear, concise, informative, describe the substance or content of the writing, and can inspire a sense of the title. The title does not need to start with the word research/analysis/study/workshop/training unless the word is the subject of discussion. The place of research is not stated in the title.
  2. Author (Times New Roman 11). The author of the article consists of at least 2 people. The author must use his real name (not a pseudonym) and not include a title. The full name followed by the title and the author's description can be displayed in the footnote. The first author is the correspondence and must be marked with an asterisk (*). If there is more than one author, they must be separated by a comma (,). 
  3. Author Affiliation (Times New Roman 9). Affiliation is the address of the institution/institution where the author works/works/study. This affiliation is closely related to the competence, responsibility, and juridical consequences carried out by the author's home institution.
  4. Correspondence (Times New Roman 9). Correspondence contains the first author's e-mail address.
  5. Abstract (Times New Roman 11). Abstract consists of Indonesian and English (Times New Roman 10). Place the Indonesian abstract first for manuscripts written in Indonesian, then followed by the English abstract. Abstract consists of the subject matter, objectives, methods, results, and conclusions. This section is written in the form of one paragraph, without references, without abbreviations/acronyms, and without footnotes. Abstracts are written not in the form of mathematics, questions, and conjectures. The abstract is not a copy-paste of the sentences in the manuscript. The abstract contains a maximum of 250 words for the English version.
  6. Keywords (Times New Roman 10). Keywords consist of English and Indonesian which are in accordance with the rules/standards of the thesaurus. The number of keywords consists of 3-5 words.
  7. Introduction (Times New Roman, 11, Bold, Capital). The introduction is written in Times New Roman, 11, spacing 1.5. The introduction contains the background of why the research was carried out accompanied by relevant data (eg prevalence, previous preliminary data, etc.). Indicate the urgency of why the research should be done. The references used are expected to come from Research Journals with a maximum year of publication of 10 years since the article was published (for 2019 articles, the maximum library source is 2009). The library used in the article must contain at least 10 types of official libraries. In the background section, the research objectives (implicit or explicit) and research hypotheses are also written.
  8. Method (Times New Roman, 11, Bold, Capital). The contents of the method are written in Times New Roman, 11, spacing 1.5. The method section contains the research methods used, research design, research variables, research locations, population and research subjects/respondents/informants, as well as data analysis/lab tests used. Explain the research process clearly and in detail, so as to allow other researchers to repeat the related research/experiment.
  9. Results (Times New Roman, 11, Bold, Capital). The contents of the results are written in Times New Roman, 11, spacing 1.5. The results of the study contain the findings produced in the study, not raw data, but data that has been processed/analyzed by the established method. Results can be displayed in the form of tables, pictures, or diagrams. Give an explanation in the form of a paragraph regarding the interpretation of research data displayed in the article.
  10. Discussion (Times New Roman, 11, Bold, Capital). The contents of the discussion are written in Times New Roman, 11, 1.5 spacing. Discussions can be combined or separated into separate sub-chapters. In this section, the author retells the background of the research to give birth to the research ideas made in this article. The author discusses the research results obtained by providing additional theories from experts or previous similar studies as well as opinions based on other research. In the discussion, researchers can provide opinions that are supported by data or previous research results that are carried out a maximum of 10 years since this article was published. In this section, the author can also write down any obstacles experienced during the research.
  11. Conclusion (Times New Roman, 11, Bold, Capital). The contents of the conclusion are written in Times New Roman, 11, spacing 1.5. The conclusion is an overview of the results of the discussion of the research that has been carried out, written in a concise and clear manner that can answer the title and research objectives. This section contains a maximum of 3 paragraphs emphasizing the important points of the research results. In this section, the author can also write suggestions regarding further research that can be done.
  12. Citation and Bibliography (Times New Roman, 11, Bold, Capital). Citation and bibliography are written in Times New Roman, 11, spacing 1.5. The bibliography is a reference source that is used as material for writing citations. Citation and bibliography must be written using Mendeley/Zotero/Endnote with Vancouver style. The number of reference sources used as a bibliography is a minimum of 10 titles of scientific literature, a minimum of 80% of primary literature, such as scientific journals, and a maximum of 20% of secondary literature, such as scientific papers/proceedings, research reports, theses/thesis/dissertation, books and blogs/websites internet science.
  13. Tables and Figures. Table Title (Times New Roman, 11, Bold). The contents of the table are written in Times New Roman 11, spaced 1. The title of the table is written above the table with capital letters for each word, except for conjunctions and prepositions, and written in the center. Tables are written continuously, for example, Table 1, Table 2, Table 3, etc. The table must be followed by the source of the table if the contents of the table are quoted from the source
  14. Image Title (including diagrams, graphs, charts, sketches, prototypes, databases) (Times New Roman, 11, Bold). The title is written under the object with capital letters on the first letter of the first word, while the next word is written in all lowercase letters, and is written in the middle. Objects are written continuously, for example in Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, and so on. The object must be followed by the object's source is quoted from another source. If the text of the manuscript contains many images and the object becomes the primary data of the article, the author must send the original image file in JPEG or PNG format.

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